What is the name of the given structure using IUPAC?


What is the name of the given structure using IUPAC?

Naming Organic Compounds:

The structure of an organic compound corresponds to a given IUPAC name which is recognized as the proper and correct chemical name of the compound. But we must be careful in writing the IUPAC name because an error can easily be committed such as using the wrong substituents or functional group in the structure.

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The IUPAC name of the given compound is 3-methylbut-1-yne. The parent chain of the compound is but-1-yne, a 4-carbon compound that has an alkyne at...

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Naming Organic Compounds: Rules & Practice


Chapter 15 / Lesson 6

Learn about IUPAC naming for organic compounds and molecules. Understand functional groups tables, use IUPAC name charts, and see IUPAC name examples.

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